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Is there a country called Palestine?

It seems that as of late the Denver Post food section has developed a penchant for the term Palestine. First, it was an essay about the ubiquitous salad found across the...

How will you break your chametz fast?

Is it too early to talk about chametz? We’re big fans of Passover food, especially the empty palette that a piece of matzah offers for myriad toppings. But at about...

Herzl’s Uganda Proposal received support from unexpected corners

Theodore Herzl gets a lot of flack for floating the idea of Jewish settlement to Uganda, but the story is far more complex. By the time you’re done reading this, you...

Remembering George Shultz

In 2018, when Israel was celebrating its 70th birthday, the IJN published a selection from a series of short essays on 70 Americans who made significant contributions to...

Do you regret your vote?

A story in this past week’s IJN — “Buyer’s remorse among Trump supporters?” — got us thinking. Soon after the Nov. 3 election, we ran a poll here on the IJN...

Top Ten worst UN actions of 2020

Every year, UN Watch, an NGO that monitors the UN Human Rights Council, publishes its Top Ten list of the UN’s most egregious actions in the calendar year. The NGO is...

Chanukah lockdown? Books to the rescue

Much like Passover, Shavuot, July 4th, Rosh Hashanah, Thanksgiving . . . you get it . . . Chanukah 2020 will also be like no other. Aside from a handful of in-person...

Chanukah Foods tested: Kit Carson Soup

With fried foods taking center stage, Chanukah meals can feel heavy. The antidote: Soup! Not only is a warming bowl of soup perfect for a winter night, depending on the...

Anti-Jäger Teller

One of the highlights of the gastronomical calendar in Switzerland is game season. I’m sure in the US that’s also case in states with a strong hunting culture. You...

Poll: Who did you vote for?

Election week has become a real thing. It’s Thursday afternoon and we still don’t know who won the presidential election. It seems a game of chicken is also...